Popular COPD Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 58
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Albuterol (Ventolin HFA) is an expensive drug used to treat and prevent bronchospasm. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are brand-name versions of albuterol available, but the brands and generics are not interchangeable. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 10
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Accuneb (albuterol) is a beta agonist used to treat asthma by relaxing muscles in the airway and allowing greater airflow. It can help prevent and treat symptoms such as chest tightness, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Accuneb is given using a nebulizer, and is available as generic albuterol. Brand-name-only albuterol inhalers are also available, and include Proair HFA, Ventolin HFA, and Proventil HFA.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 60
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Albuterol (Proair HFA) is an expensive drug used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in patients with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. This medicine is also used to prevent wheezing caused by exercise. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are brand-name versions of albuterol available, but the brands and generics are not interchangeable. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 343
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Fluticasone/salmeterol (Advair Diskus) is an expensive drug used to treat COPD. This medicine is also used to treat asthma. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Advair Diskus. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anticholinergics 349
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Tiotropium (Spiriva) is an expensive drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Spiriva. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 299
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Budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort) is an expensive drug used to treat asthma. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Symbicort. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 33
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ALBUTEROL; IPRATROPIUM has two bronchodilators. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 306
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FLUTICASONE; VILANTEROL inhalation is a combination of two medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. It is also used for asthma in adults to help control symptoms. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack or COPD attack.
Anticholinergics 28
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IPRATROPIUM is used to relieve a runny nose due to seasonal allergies or non allergic causes, like a cold. This medicine does not help with nasal congestion or sneezing.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 328
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Combivent Respimat (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) is a beta-2 agonist / anticholinergic combination used to treat COPD. The combination of ipratropium and albuterol eases constriction of the airways by relaxing the surrounding smooth muscle. Combivent Respimat replaces the Combivent metered-dose inhaler, which was taken off the market to comply with the Clean Air Act. There is no generic alternative available. However, DuoNeb (generic ipratropium/albuterol) has the same combination of active ingredients for use with a nebulizer.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 78
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 60 N/A See Prices
LEVALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
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LEVALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 57
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Anticholinergics 322
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IPRATROPIUM is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Do not use this medicine for an acute attack.
Anticholinergic / Beta Agonist Combinations 324
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UMECLIDINIUM; VILANTEROL inhalation is a combination of two medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 331
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SALMETEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD and to prevent exercise induced bronchospasm. It is also used to treat asthma in patients taking other asthma control medicines. This medicine should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Methylxanthines 28
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Anticholinergic / Beta Agonist Combinations 324
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TIOTROPIUM; OLODATEROL inhalation is a combination of two medicines that help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
PDE4 Inhibitors 303
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ROFLUMILAST decreases inflammation in the lungs. This medicine is used to prevent COPD flare-ups. Do not use this medicine to treat sudden breathing problems.
Anticholinergics 309
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Aclidinium is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat COPD, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Never use this medicine for an acute attack.
Anticholinergics 305
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UMECLIDINIUM is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 881
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ARFORMOTEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD. It should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Methylxanthines 81
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 23
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TERBUTALINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Mucolytics 19
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ACETYLCYSTEINE is a drug that loosens and thins mucus in the lungs. It is used to make breathing easier in patients with bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, tuberculosis, or other lung problems.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 848
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FORMOTEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD. It should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 176
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OLODATEROL inhalation is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways in your lungs and to make it easier to breathe. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 50
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Antithyroid Drugs 23
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Corticosteroids 4,172
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PREDNISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 222
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INDACATEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD. It should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 28
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METAPROTERENOL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Methylxanthines 29
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 251
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Corticosteroids 188
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Anticholinergics 320
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 316
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INDACATEROL; GLYCOPYRROLATE inhalation is a combination of 2 medicines that help to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 324
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GLYCOPYRROLATE; FORMOTEROL inhalation is a combination of 2 medicines that help to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Methylxanthines 139
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DYPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Methylxanthine / Expectorant Combinations 291
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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